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What Your Acne Is Telling You

best acne productsThe cosmetic industry is on fire, and it is all because of skin crazy women like us. We will try just about anything on the shelf to recreate the flawless skin we see in the media. While acne products and face wash can clear skin while you use it, they fail to provide a long term change in your skin habits. Why? Because the acne on your face is just a guide map to what is happening in the rest of your body.

"Face mapping" is a mixture of dermatologists' in-depth knowledge of skin and ancient Chinese medicine that splits the face up into 14 zones. While hygiene still plays an obvious role in skincare, face mapping begs the question as to whether or not it is the biggest factor in the condition of your skin.

girl with acneIn fact, studies have shown that each of the 14 zones on your face are linked to a part of specific area of function in your body. Unexplained reoccurring breakouts, through use of this phenomenon, suddenly have an explanation: Your body is crying out to you. It needs something, so it tells you by putting little pimples on your face.

The picture below is the key to breaking down your acne. Find you area of disaster and look up the zone number under the picture to reveal just what your acne is telling you as well as a method to changing your skin habits!

*This may not apply to everyone. Do not assume you have a serious illness just because of the results of face mapping! Rather, if symptoms are re-occurring seek a professionals guidance first.

what is your acne telling you Zones 1 & 2: Digestive System

Your Remedy: Drink more water (should be having 8 glasses a day); avoid caffeine which is awful for your Bladder; Cranberry Juice (not cocktail!)

Zone 3: Liver

Your Remedy: Drink less alcohol; see a doctor to check for food allergies

Zones 4 & 5: Kidneys

Your Remedy: Drink more water (should be having 8 glasses a day); avoid caffeine which is awful for your Bladder; Cranberry Juice (not cocktail!)

Zone 6: Heart

Your Remedy: Check your blood pressure; avoid spicy foods

Zones 7 & 8: Kidneys

Your Remedy: Drink more water (should be having 8 glasses a day); avoid caffeine which is awful for your Bladder; Cranberry Juice (not cocktail!)

Zones 9 & 10: Respiratory System

Your Remedy: Quit smoking; Take allergy medication (if you have allergies); Increase vegetable intake; Decrease sugar intake

Zones 11 &12: Hormones

Your Remedy: Stress zone; get more sleep; drink more water; increase intake of greens; check with a doctor to see if you have a hormonal imbalance

Zone 13: Stomach

Your Remedy: Increase fiber intake; drink herbal teas

Zone 14: Illness

Your Remedy: Give your body a break; try meditation or yoga; see a doctor

 

Note: Don't neglect your skin ladies! Re-occurring breakouts should be looked at by a professional dermatologist if these methods fail to provide a solution!

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